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Victory Java Cask (Imperial Barrel Aged Coffee Stout) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Depth, complexity and richness occur when delicious ale ages in a barrel, just as friendship grows over the years. This stout was created in collaboration with our friends from Philadelphia’s Standard Tap and Johnny Brenda’s restaurants. Using their delicious hand-roasted JB’s Coffee, our bourbon barrels deliver a bold and robust, chocolate malt-tinged stout. We invite you to toast the Victory of friendship and beer with Java Cask! Read More »

Victory Sour Monkey | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

This electrifying transformation of our famed Golden Monkey may just blow your mind. Tastefully twisted to offer nuances of sweet fruit, and a sharp tang of tartness, this exhilarating combinations of flavors makes this brew a monkey all it’s own. C’mon respect the monkey and Taste Victory! Read More »

Beer Geek Nation Blends: Victory Storm Wolf (Dirtwolf+Storm King) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

In this video I blend two of my favorite Victory beers, DirtWolf DIPA and Storm King Imperial Stout. Check out the video to see how this blend of a black IPA worked out. Read More »

Best Breweries in the North East US | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

On todays videos I take a look at what I consider to be the best breweries in the North East. Keep in mind there are to many to list and this is just my personal opinion. What are some of your favorites? Read More »

Stone Enjoy By vs. Bells Hopslam vs. Lagunitas Sucks vs. Vitocry DirtWolf Blind Tasting | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

In this video I do a blind tasting of some of the big popular imperial and normal ipas onthe market today. While the results were not to terribly surprising I think this is something that you should try on your own to truly experience how different IPA’s can taste. Cheers! Read More »

Victory Hop Ranch Imperial IPA (Best of 2014?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

From Victory: “To our hop ranchers, who coax and cultivate our enticing and flavorful hops, we raise this glass. Selecting the finest varieties in their natural, whole flower form, we craft our Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale, as a celebration of their successes. Pungent, floral and intense, this represents America’s best, in every relaxing sip.” Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews Read More »

Victory DirtWolf Double IPA (Best of 2013?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Wildly assertive, intentionally untamed and dangerously satisfying, DirtWolf Double IPA is the culmination of Victory’s double IPA series experiment with whole flower American-grown hops. With two-row German malts and a well-balanced combination of whole flower Citra, Chinook, Simcoe and Mosaic hops, this 8.7% abv brew blends the powerful citrus aroma and fruity flavors, with the piney, earthy and mildly floral characteristics found in these intriguing hop varieties. Replacing Victory’s Hop Wallop® Ale, which will take a hiatus from the market for the time being, DirtWolf Double IPA will launch the brewery’s entry into four-packs when it begins to hit markets in October”. “So a wolf and a prospector walked into a bar…,” joked President and Brewmaster, Bill Covaleski. “No, in all seriousness, Hop Wallop will be missed, but isn’t necessarily gone forever. We developed that brand 10 years ago as our flavorful response to ... Read More »

Victory Red Thunder (Red Wine Barrel Aged) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Victory Brewing Company is known for melding traditional styles and unique concepts to produce the highest quality, full flavored beers. Red Thunder does just that. By aging their popular Baltic Thunder in once-used red wine barrels from Wente Vineyards, Victory Brewing Company created Red Thunder. The burnished cocoa creaminess of the Baltic-style porter is accented by the tannic dryness of the wood to produce a rich, fruity final product. Beer geek nation craft beer reviews Read More »

Victory Otto (Smoked Belgian Dubbel!) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 271

In 1987, when we arrived in Bamberg, Germany for the first time, St. Otto was not there to greet two thirsty travelers in a rented Fiat. He’d been dead for 848 years but we were alive, and our recent visit to the Belgian brewery of Orval only fanned the flames of our desire for fermented pleasures. the smoked malt(’rauch’)beers of this lovely town where St. Otto was once bishop were our siren song, luring us into deep, exotic flavors that we never before imagined in beer. Three decades later we wondered what smoked malt might add to a Belgian-style dubbel ale. Here it is, an Otto revival of sorts. We hope it helps rejuvenate some of our brain cells that were martyred in Bamberg so long ago. Read More »

Victory Brewing Festbier | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 101

Seductively smooth, this medium-bodied amber beauty is akin to the great Oktoberfest beers of Munich. All German hops make this lager true to style. Patient cold aging makes it wonderfully smooth. In bottles September through February. PLEASE WATCH THIS IN HD!! Read More »